The 2013 Grimmys: Games of the Year Awards Recap

The 2013 Grimmys are complete. Did you catch all of that? Don’t worry, neither did Cole and Josh. Justin brings them in to get a fresh and final reaction to the winners and finalists of Horrible Night’s games of the year. This special episode is a part of The 2013 Grimmys, Horrible Night’s game of the year… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Downloadable Game of the Year Above $10

The best downloadable game we played this year that cost a little bit more than a little. Rogue Legacy We’d still like to know where Rogue Legacy came from. Cellar Door Games didn’t warn anyone about the now definitive roguelike-like action platformer. Winning over hardcore fans and new fans alike, we couldn’t get enough castle… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Downloadable Game of the Year Below $10

The best downloadable game we played this year that cost next to nothing. Gunpoint Gunpoint brought the memorable spy gadgets which by itself would make it a pretty fun game. On top of the gadgets Gunpoint adds witty writing, fantastic level design, entertaining enemies, and a memorable ending. It’s easy to see which game wears… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Indie Developer of the Year

The independent developer that impressed us the most this year. Suspicious Developments – Gunpoint The only word we keep coming back to describe Tom Francis/Suspicious Developments work on Gunpoint is – inspirational. Thankfully, he has even provided a breakdown of his development process for the game. Gunpoint is just about as tight as puzzle platformers… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Music of the Year

The best video game soundtrack or song that we couldn’t get out of our heads this year. Jeff Ball – Tiny Barbarian DX Tiny Barbarian got our attention from the opening credits and major driver of our adrenaline came from the theme music. Jeff Ball’s soundtrack never let up and is the perfect chiptune compliment… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Local Multiplayer Game of the Year

The best game to play on a full couch this year. Towerfall If you bought an Ouya or thought about buying an Ouya, the first game you wanted was Towerfall and for good reason. Shooting your friends full of arrows in the friendly confines of a retro platformer is fun for everyone. Especially when there’s… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Competitive Multiplayer Game of the Year

The best competitive game we played this year that only got better when we beat our best gaming enemies. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Accessibility and polish are what Blizzard does best. This time the beneficiaries of its skills are gamers who have been too intimidated to try out a deck building game and the genre’s… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Award Selections Part 4

Some of the games of 2013 deserve more than just a participation trophy. Justin, Ethan, Aaron, Coop, and Jordan settle in for a five part deliberations to hand out The 2013 Grimmys. This round is all about expansions, looks, mobility, and teamwork. This special episode is a part of The 2013 Grimmys, Horrible Night’s game of the… Continue reading